* Use of other web browsers will render the OWA Light user interface, which has limited functionality.
Some programs require a direct connection to NYU-NET. A VPN client is used to establish that connection from off-campus. Installing and configuring the Cisco VPN Client provides a secure connection to the NYU network.
Examples of programs which require VPN access for off-campus use (this is not a complete list):
Users can connect to their office PCs remotely via Remote Desktop. This allows the user to remotely control their office PC as if they were sitting right in front of it. Remote Desktop can be used from both PC and Mac.
Please contact Helpdesk to request Remote Desktop access to your office computer.
Library and Research Resources
Many resources are available without subscription when accessed from on-campus. However, when accessing off-campus the services redirects to a login page. The NYU Bobst Library has created a simple guide to accessing resources off-campus using their EZProxy service. The guide can be found at .